Today, September 1, Ukraine celebrates the Knowledge Day - the beginning of the school year. A total of 4,200 million pupils go to school this year, of them 416,000 are first grade pupils.

On Knowledge Day the President Viktor Yanukovych to take part in the celebrations in the Kiev school of engineering.

The Prime Minister Mykola Azarov is to speak at a university in Kiev with a lecture about the current economic situation and prospects of its development in Ukraine.

Minister Dmytro Tabachnyk on September 1 presents a joint project of Russian and Ukrainian scientists "Virtual School" in Kiev's secondary school № 25.